Latest Race: Tough Mudder Kentucky

Post Mudder Beers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Everyone who is into obstacle course racing knows about the stories of Tough Mudder – the challenge, the now-legendary obstacles, and the camaraderie of the event are all a big part of what OCR is all about. Lots of races have tried to emulate the culture of…

Continue reading

Enter the Shrinkage: Dealing with Cold

polar bear plunge

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Unless you were on my swim team when I was growing up, something that most people don’t know about me is that I may be the world’s biggest cold-water wuss.  It’s true. Getting into the water when it’s anything but a tepid bath or warmer is…

Continue reading

Why Rain Means Better Training!

OCR race in the rain

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn When I was in the National Guard and Army Reserves, there was an old saying that the training personnel liked to throw around:  “if it ain’t rainin’, we ain’t trainin’.” It was meant to be a motivational slogan to make you not hate being wet while…

Continue reading

Latest race: the Indian Mud Run!

IMR Destroyer

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I took on my second race of this season Saturday, the Indian Mud Run up in Coshocton, OH.  It’s one of those races that I’ve been meaning to get to for a while and this year took the plunge. It’s also part of the Ohio OCR…

Continue reading